C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    D
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B
Bethel University - Tennessee is ...
Private not-for-profit, Presbyterian
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-South Conference
Address
325 Cherry Ave
McKenzie, TN 38201

Bethel University - Tennessee Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
785-1020
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Bethel University - Tennessee

Cost

Net Price
$17,662/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,346/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,076/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,190/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,616/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,686/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.31 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,238Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
68%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Full time parents and workers
    28%
  • Athletic or Music Scholarship recipiant
    22%
  • Trying to make it.
    22%
  • Hard working
    17%
  • Dedicated
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
59%
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.32 responses
Poll
38%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • A community with every type of person.
    64%
  • A community that every person matters
    14%
  • Interactive
    14%
  • Talent
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.23 responses
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Bethel University - Tennessee Reviews

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There are so many challenging, yet interesting classes. Most of the professors I've had are very passionate about their job, and they explain the material very well. The professors also work well with students who are in sports, band, and Renaissance. My most favorite part about Bethel is the students on campus. Everyone is pretty friendly and the students support and attend all of the sports events and musical events consistently. The school's population and campus is big enough where you can meet someone new everyday, yet be able to see many people you do know walking to class. I absolutely love this school!
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I attended Bethel University in McKenzie TN. I began my journey in 2013 when I signed up for the Sucess program. The Sucess program is designed for working parents trying to educate themselves in an all changing world. The majority of the facilitators were graduates of the program, this was helpful in my way because they had already experienced the struggle that we had to take on. Bethel University has a torturing program and wonderful library assistants who have helped me on several occasions. The staff had the heart to help students succeed and that is one of the values that keep me fighting for my education. The only thing that I would change about the University is the cost, it is extremely expensive to attend Bethel or any University.
I treasure my school Bethel University because of the sincerity from the first day I left my name and number with a desire to future my education. I had just completed my Associates degree in General Studies, with Aurora Community College and was looking into moving toward my Bachelor degree. I wanted to attend Bethel University for three reasons, (1) the University has somewhat become our family graduate school (2) research and writing is of great importance at Bethel, and I had discovered I enjoy writing and I have a desire to write books, (3) it is a school based on Christian principles which are very important to me. I was a woman in her 60 plus returning to school after many years and was still somewhat nervous about going further in my education however, my recruiter, my orientation facilitator, my adviser, and every professor I have had has been there to assist in every way possible. The availability to students are awesome and I am grateful. I would highly recommend Bethel University to another person.